Packing List

Move In Packing List

Consider these suggestions when deciding what to pack for the big move. Remember that your room already includes a bed, desk with chair, dresser or wardrobe, and a mini fridge with microwave. Floor plans with room dimensions can be found on the Residence Halls page.

Bring It

  • Twin extra-long sheets: 36" x 80"
  • Pillows, towels and washcloths
  • Bedspread, comforter or blanket
  • Desk lamp (try an energy efficient bulb)
  • Alarm clock
  • Television
  • Ipod or MP3 player/Headphones
  • Computer
  • Plants
  • Pictures/posters
  • Telephone
  • Power strips (look for "smart" strips that save energy
  • Backpack
  • Hangers
  • Eating utensils
  • Storage boxes or footlocker
  • Toiletries (toilet paper provided)
  • Laundry basket or bag
  • Laundry detergent (for front-loading washing machines)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Umbrella
  • Bath robe
  • Shower shoes
  • Carpet or scatter rugs
  • Bicycle with durable U-bolt lock
  • Small bucket and cleaning supplies (dust rags, sponge)
  • Sealed plastic containers
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Can opener
  • Coffee maker
  • Fan

Leave It at Home

  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Pets other than fish (10-gallon tank limit per person)
  • Dart boards
  • Water beds
  • Weapons
  • Extension cords
  • Air conditioners
  • Lava Lamps
  • Ceiling fans/lights
  • Toasters, burners or hot plates
  • Halogen lamps (torchiere style)
  • Heaters
  • Fireworks
  • Explosives or unsafe chemicals
  • Candles and incense